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The Covid-19 Pandemic is an everchanging topic, policy and environment. Therefore, it is the client's responsibility to check for updates to Carnival's Policy as well as the destinations they are visiting as the information dated on this page may have changed. Covid-19 Refund Policy



Cruises of 15 nights or less:

Although vaccines are not required, we encourage all guests 5 years of age and older to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines, when eligible, and carry proof of vaccination. Guests are considered fully vaccinated if they have received their final dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or the appropriate booster at least 14 days prior to the sailing day (not counting embarkation day).

  • Although not required for either vaccinated or unvaccinated guests, we encourage all guests 5 years and older to take a pre-cruise COVID-19 test within three days of their cruise.

  • Cruises of 16 nights or more (excluding Carnival Spirit’s September 19, 2023 voyage noted below):

  • All guests, 18 years of age and older, may be required to present proof of vaccination (including a booster if they are more than 6 months past the last dose of their initial vaccine series).

  • Guest may also be required to present the negative results of a COVID-19 test taken prior to embarkation day.


  • Carnival Spirit - September 19, 2023: This sailing does not require proof of vaccination, vaccine exemption or testing. However, we encourage all guests to follow the vaccination and testing guidance outlined above.

  • Carnival Luminosa - 9/14/2023: Please check back for an update on vaccination and testing requirements for this voyage. Vaccine exemptions may be required for this sailing.


We encourage all guests to acquire Travel Protection that allows cancellation for any reason or covid specific coverages.

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